Meaning of SLAVE in English

SLAVE

[slave] n [ME sclave, fr. OF or ML; OF esclave, fr. ML sclavus, fr. Sclavus Slav; fr. the frequent enslavement of Slavs in central Europe] (14c) 1: a person held in servitude as the chattel of another

2: one that is completely subservient to a dominating influence

3: a device (as the printer of a computer) that is directly responsive to another

4: drudge, toiler -- slave adj

[2]slave vb slaved ; slav.ing vt (1602) 1 archaic: enslave

2: to make directly responsive to another mechanism ~ vi 1: to work like a slave: drudge

2: to traffic in slaves

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